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  • Pabbo Clan Seeks 30 Million for Burial of Chief

    Pabbo Kal Clan in Amuru district is in need of thirty million shillings to facilitate the burial of Rwot Acaye Zakeo Agole II. Zakeo, 70, died on 7th June from St Mary`s Hospital Lacor in Gulu after several months of illness. He will be buried on June 28th at his Royal palace in Pabbo Town Council, Amuru […]

  • Hundreds Displaced in Elegu Border Market As River Bursts Bank

      Several traders and residents of the busy Uganda-South Sudan border town of Elegu in Amuru District have been displaced after their business premises and homes were submerged in flood water. Floods hit the area on Sunday last week after Unyama River burst its banks following heavy torrential rains that northern Uganda is  experiencing.   […]

  • Five Armed South Sudanese Arrested in Amuru

    Five armed South Sudanese were on Thursday night last week arrested at Attiak Sugar plantation in Amuru district. The five were arrested during  what was described by police as routine patrol by the Uganda Peoples Defence (UPDF) soldiers. Police has identified the arrested South Sudanese as Joseph Laju, James Koma, Briton Ambanya, Madi Anzo and […]

  • No Arrest Warrant Issued Against Acellam, Says International Crimes Court

    The International Crimes Division (ICD) a court within the Ugandan judicial system mandated to try international crimes has said there is no arrest warrant against former Lords Resistance Army (LRA) commander, Caesar Acellam. Ms. Esther Rebecca Nasambu, the acting assistant registrar at ICD said Acellam is a free man. She was responding to concerns raised […]

  • Gulu Motorcyclist Hacked to Death

    Suspected thugs have hacked to death a boda boda motorcyclist in Gulu Town and vanished with his motorcycle. Walter Ongom met his death from his home in Aywee Sub ward in Pece Division at the wee hours of Saturday morning. Jackson Ojok, the Aywee LC1 chairperson said the unknown thugs trailed Ongom up to his […]

  • DNA Test For Gulu District Speaker, Defilement Victim, Says Police

    Police will subject, John Okwonga the Gulu District Council speaker to a gene test to ascertain true ownership for the pregnancy of a 14-year-old defilement victim. It follows advice from the Resident States Attorney who counselled police to gather more evidence as what it has against Okwonga so far is insufficient to pin him. It […]

  • Gulu District Speaker In Trouble Over Alleged Defilement

    Gulu district Speaker John Okwonga is in trouble over alleged defilement of his 14- year old niece which consequently resulted into a pregnancy. A case of defilement was reported against Okwonga at Gulu Central Police Station under CRB 762/2019. The case was reported on May 30 by Joan Acen, mother of the alleged victim. Acen […]

  • Omoro Offers Land for Cancer Hospital

    Omoro district local council has approved the giveaway of 5-acres of land for the construction of a Regional Cancer Hospital. Earlier on, the district had offered a 4acre piece of land at Koro Sub County Headquarters, about 4kms along the Gulu- Kampala road. However, on Monday, Douglas Peter Okello, the Omoro District Local Council V […]

  • Seven Injured As Bus Knocks Dead Elephant in Nwoya

    At least seven people were hospitalized after sustaining severe injuries when a bus knocked dead an elephant along the Karuma-Pakwach road. The incident happened at  Got Apwoyo Village, Got Apwoyo Sub-county, Nwoya district. The bus registration number UAL158Z, belonged to the Arua-based Gaaga bus company which has a chequered safety record. The bus was travelling […]

  • Construction Of Ayago Dam Hangs In Balance

      Construction of the 840 Mega Watts Hydroelectric Power Plant at Victoria Nile in Ayago Nwoya district hangs in balance. An agreement for the project construction was signed in 2013 between government and Mapa, a Turkish Construction Company to the tune of US $1.970 billion.  However, in the same year the contract was awarded to […]

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